The North Carolina’s Worth It campaign is Together NC’s strategy to raise over $1 billion in new revenue to restore funding for vital public investments like schools, health services, and environmental protections. This plan would help our state restore deep and largely unnecessary budget cuts and help put us back on a path to building a better tomorrow. Read the full proposal here.
Public Policy Polling
Together NC partnered with Public Policy Polling to gauge support for the North Carolina’s Worth It campaign. What we found was broad public support among North Carolina voters for raising revenue to restore budget cuts to key public services such as education, ensuring that corporations and wealthy households pay their fair share, and North Carolina’s Earned Income Tax Credit. Click here to read the full polling results.
Op-eds & Letters to the Editor
Our partners across the state have been writing to their local papers in support of our strategy to restore funding for critical public investments in North Carolina. Read a couple of their pieces in the Asheville Citizen-Times and the News & Observer.
We want you to join us by writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper. It’s a great way to get our message out there that lawmakers are pursuing the wrong path for our state budget. Find tips and talking points for writing an effective letter on our LTE page.
On May 14th, the Together NC coalition unveiled the North Carolina’s Worth It campaign, urging lawmakers to restore deep cuts made to the state’s public schools, health services, and environmental protection. Read the full story on the Progressive Pulse blog, or watch our own Rob Thompson explain the campaign in the video below.